Tucson Lifestyle July 2013 : Page 50

BEST DOCTORS 2013 Geriatric Medicine Marlene Bluestein Saguaro Physicians 5300 E Erickson Dr, Ste 116 Tucson, AZ 85712 Phone: 520-324-3940 Infectious Disease Neil M. Ampel Southern Arizona VA Health Care System Department of Infectious Diseases 3601 S 6th Ave Tucson, AZ 85723 Phone: 520-792-1450 RHEUMATOLOGY Q&A Mindy J. Fain University of Arizona Department of Medicine 1501 N. Campbell Ave. Tucson, AZ 85724 Phone: 520-694-8888 Stephen A. Klotz Robert B. Leff Personal Primary Care 1200 N El Dorado Pl, Ste I-900 Tucson, AZ 85715 Phone: 520-298-8127 University of Arizona Medical Center -University Campus Department of Infectious Disease 1501 N Campbell Ave Tucson, AZ 85734 Phone: 520-626-6887 Eric P. Gall M.D., MACR, MACP • Graduate of University of Pennsylvania • Internship/Residency: University of Cincinnati; University of Pennsylvania • In Practice Since 1973 • Name of Practice: University of Arizona Division of Rheumatology • Faculty Position: Emeritus Professor of Medicine Chicago Medical School; Professor of Medicine, Charles & Suzanne Stephens Director of University of Arizona Arthritis Center Lawrence J. Lincoln Hand Surgery Timothy A. Beer Southwest Shoulder, Elbow and Hand Center 4727 E Camp Lowell Dr, Tucson, AZ 85712 Phone: 520-290-4263 Tucson Medical Center Hospice Peppi’s House 2715 N Wyatt Dr Tucson, AZ 85712 Phone: 520-324-1205 Richard M. Mandel Thomas E. Butler, Jr. Southern Arizona Infectious Disease Specialists (SAIDS) 5240 E Knight Dr, Ste 100 Tucson, AZ 85712 Phone: 520-318-9681 Southwest Shoulder, Elbow and Hand Center 4727 E Camp Lowell Dr Tucson, AZ 85712 Phone: 520-290-4263 Internal Medicine Robert J. Armbruster Rincon Internal Medicine 1500 N Wilmot Rd, Ste B250 Tucson, AZ 85712 Phone: 520-721-7886 Joel R. Goode Q: What forms of arthritis do you pri-marily treat? Gout, Lupus, Scleroderma, Hypermobility Syndrome, Vasculitis and other types of arthritis and autoimmune disease. Tucson Orthopaedic Institute 5301 E Grant Rd Tucson, AZ 85712 Phone: 520-784-6200 A: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Steven A. Shapiro Carlos J. Borras Tucson Orthopaedic Institute at Saint Mary’s 395 N Silverbell Rd, Ste 101 Tucson, AZ 85745 Phone: 520-882-0696 David Ben Siegel Southwest Shoulder, Elbow and Hand Center 4727 E Camp Lowell Dr Tucson, AZ 85712 Phone: 520-290-4263 University of Arizona Medical Center -North Hills Clinic Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 265 W Ina Rd Tucson, AZ 85704 Phone: 520-694-8100 Q: Do you treat fibromyalgia? If so, what A: course of treatment do you generally rec-ommend? Howard Brown Joel Dale Thompson Southwest Shoulder, Elbow and Hand Center 4727 E Camp Lowell Dr Tucson, AZ 85712 Phone: 520-290-4263 Manzanita Internal Medicine 7317 E Tanque Verde Rd Tucson, AZ 85715 Phone: 520-547-0574 Yes but it is not my major specialty. Proper diagnosis is necessary, then devel-op realistic expectations and rule out other causes of pain. Physical Therapy and med-ications can be aimed at the disease. What is the biggest advance in rheu-matology in the past 10 years? Norman R. Epstein Derrik F. Woodbury Saguaro Independent Medical Examiners 2224 N Craycroft Rd, Ste 103 Tucson, AZ 85712 Phone: 520-529-5837 El Dorado Internal Medicine 1500 N Wilmot Rd, Ste A110 Tucson, AZ 85712 Phone: 520-886-4181 Q: Timothy C. Fagan A: The development of biologic thera-What is the biggest misconception about arthritis? Hepatology Thomas D. Boyer University of Arizona Medical Center -University Campus General Medicine Clinic Division of Hepatology 1501 N Campbell Ave, 6th Fl Tucson, AZ 85724 Phone: 520-694-8888 50 TUCSON LIFESTYLE | JULY 2013 Camp Lowell Medical Specialists Village Offices 3190 N Swan Rd Tucson, AZ 85712 Phone: 520-547-9700 pies for rheumatoid arthritis and other dis-eases and the early aggressive approach to therapy. Q: A: Paul Gee University of Arizona Medical Center – Orange Grove Campus Arizona Cancer Center 1891 W Orange Grove Rd Tucson, AZ 85704 Phone: 520-694-8900 That it is one disease (there are more than 120). That there is nothing that can be done (much can), that rheumatoid disease is not fatal (it is if not managed properly, but is due to cardiovascular issues caused by chronic inflammation). www.tucsonlifestyle.com

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